CINCINNATI, OH - SEPTEMBER 14: Ramon Hernandez #55 of the Cincinnati Reds hits a home run against the Chicago Cubs at Great American Ball Park on September 14, 2011 in Cincinnati, Ohio. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)
Ken Rosenthal on Twitter first reported this:
and we have further confirmation from Troy Renck:
Confirmation that Hernandez coming to Rockies... Chatwood should be coming back from Angels.
Apparently we're just awaiting the fine print and last okay.
Ken Rosenthal is reporting that the Hernandez deal is for
2 years, $6.5 million (see below.) Iannetta would have cost a bit more if the Rockies were to keep him for two seasons. They get a similar catcher plus a rotation arm for about the same cost in salary.
The Rockies official Twitter confirms that the Iannetta for Chatwood trade is complete.
The Rockies have agreed to a $6,250,000 two year deal with Ramon Hernandez pending a physical according Rafael Rojas